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medical fraud in medicare and medicaid very aggressively, more aggressively than ever before, and it saved tens of billions of dollars. we cut a trillion dollars out of the discretionary domestic budget, the largest cut since dwight eisenhower. we all know we've got to do i have put forward a specific $4 trillion deficit reduction plan. it is on our website. you can look at all the numbers. the way we do it is $2.50 for every cut, we ask for $1 of additional revenue, paid for, as i indicated earlier, by asking those of us who have done very well in this country to contribute a little bit more to reduce the deficit. governor romney mention the bowles-simpson commission. that is how the bipartisan commission suggested we do at, with some revenue anddsome spending cuts. this is a major difference that governor romney and i have. when governor romney stood on the stage with other republican candidates for the nomination, he was asked, would you take $10 of spending cuts for just $1 of revenue? and he said no. now, if you take such an unbalanced approach, then that means you are going to be gui
cut to medicare. you have 4 million people who lose medicare advantage. you have hospitals and provides no longer accepting medicare. i will restore that $716 billion to meddcare. finally, military. you will see dramatic cuts toward military if the president is reelected. pt is said this will be devastating. i will not cut our commitment to the military. i will keep america strong and get america's middle-class working again. thank you, jim. >> thank you. the next debate will be on thursday, october 11 on -- at center college in kentucky for now, i am -- aa center college in kentucky." for now, i am jim lehrer. good night. [applause] >> and now, the familles are on stage as the first of three presidential debates comes to a close. we have been falling the romney campaign. carl, an event like this ends, whoever you were for you believe it did just great. whether you were against, you think did just horribly. >> it will be hard to judge initially. like so many debates, the spot analysis that will happen in the spin room for the next three or four hours, wwat will be all over
been arrested in a mass case of medicare fraud. fbi raids in 9 cities led to the arrest of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. the crimes scammed an estimated $432 million from medicare. a majority of the fraud took place in miami. other cities hit include chicago, detroit, baton rouge, l.a., new york, tampa, dallas, and houston. those arrested are being accused of false billing. "these alleged actions represent an alarming, and unacceptable, nationwide trend of individuals attempting to exploit federal healthcare programs and, collectively, to steal billions in taxpayer dollars for personal gain." that was attorney general eric holder. holder calls the fraud case one of the largest medicare fraud schemes ever. american airlines is addressing its flight problems. the airline said yesterday that it has inspected 48 boeing 757s in its fleet and is fixing loose seats on some of them. all of the planes are back in service. this week, rows of seats became loose on 3 flights and resulted in 2 emergency landings. during the next few weeks, federal regulators will work with
that is fully covered by medicare reimbursements. >>> you may notice more students walking to school. many plan to take part in the event and the goal is to encourage healthy habits and reduce pollution. let's go to sal for traffic, let's just keep an eye out for everybody walking to school today. >> that is a good idea. people are getting out early and last time i spoke to you i told you about a chase going on southbound 880 on, a street. everything is being resolved, they are taking somebody into custody and you may see some police activity. let's move along and take a look at 880 westbound, that looks good as you move towards the bay plaza which is light. this traffic looks good in and out of the city approaching the 80 split. >>> it is 4:38 let's go to steve. >>> be careful what you wish for. now people are complaining it's too hot. well, things are changing. we have a little bit of a west wind and that was not the case yesterday, it is still 62 in san francisco. yesterday it was 68. west at fso so it is starting. it being that on shore breeze and this will play into the weekend weather. it
the entitlement programs: social security, medicare, and medicaid. again, paul ryan is the only one who has offered any sort of a program. the president has been totally silent for three years. the democrats have not offered a budget since 2009. it's just shameful. > > healthcare is also on the agenda with the debate. do you think americans are confused about how healthcare actually works with the new reform? > > yes. i sure am. i run a small business, and we're confused as to how healthcare works. i would say over the past three years our premiums have gone up and our coverage has gone down. yes, we're now protected from pre-existing conditions, but, we have much higher deductibles, our premiums are much higher, and i'm getting lower service. > > the problem with obamacare is it was passed in 2009, but it doesn't fully phase in until 2014. this is insanity, because it created so much uncertainty that no small business, which is the engine of jobs growth, will hire anybody until they know what their cost structure is actually going to be like, and we are not going to know that for another y
rates on job creators. we are offering very specific reforms, how do you save and shrink the medicare and social security and prevent the debt crisis and grow jobs, how do you have an interview policy that unleashes american internally and has energy independence? >> chris: here's my question, though, the fact the message has not gotten through as effectively as it could, so far, is that your fault? the romney campaign's fault or the voters fault. >> look, i think the president has done an effective job at trying to confuse the issue and disrupt positions an distract people, but, at the end of the day i don't think that will work. >> chris: any responsibility... >> look, we are going to prosecute the campaign, in the way that we have always planned, we'll give the country a very clear choice. you want stagnation and dependency, growth or opportunity and so, we are offering those specifics. the problem, we have had, is, nobody knows all the specifics we put out there and the plans -- a five-point plan for a stronger middle class and not everybody knows we have the solutions that will g
, biden talked about social security, medicare, and president obama's plan to end the war in afghanistan. >>> early voting is under way in virginia. the state allows certain voters to begin casting ballots as early as 45 days ahead of an election. volunteers from both the obama and romney camps have been canvassing neighborhoods hoping to attract those early voters. >>> in his weekly internet address, president obama blasted republicans in congress for blasting a vote to help homeowners refinance their mortgages. >> but republicans in congress work to keep it from even getting to a vote. and here we are seven months later still waiting on congress to act. >> mr. obama says the plan would save many homeowners on average $3,000 a year on their mortgages. >>> governor jerry brown today said he had vetoed a bill that would have banned disrupting cell phone service without a court order. the bill was authored in the wake of a decision by b.a.r.t. last year to cut cell phone service in an effort to disrupt a planned protest. brown says that the bill could quote divert attention away from a tru
affect. 70% are not fully covered by medicare reimbursements. >>> susie is back with her owner after an incredible story. she ran in front of a car and became stuck in the car's grill. the driver didn't know what happened and a person flagged the driver down. animal control pulled her out of the grill and they aired the story and they found out what happened to their dog. >> i have no idea how she made it without getting killed. >> suzie survived with a concussion and a chipped tooth and her owners say she is a miracle dog. >>> sal, how is traffic this morning? >> you know, it is getting more crowded and we'll see more and more cars joining us for this commute. in the south bay you can still get ahead as we check in with chp and we don't have any stalls or accidents. also the morning commute is looking good on interstate 880 and traffic continues to move along well, let's go to steve. >>> it looks like they are down towards monterey bay, there are signs of a west wind, 60s, 70s coast and bay and still more inland, pam. >>> they are one win away from the division champs. we will take
grandmother's death, highlighting the purpose of medicare and social security. a tweet posted by a -- by kitchen aide said obama's g-ma even knew it was going to be bad. she died three days before he became president, end of quote. the marketing director says the person who sent that message couldn't be tweeting for them any more. >> 7:17. bay area residents gathered there last night. supporters gathered in downtown walnut creek. two miles away romney supporters were at the republican party headquarters, both sides gave their candidates high marks. >> i am thrilled with romney so far, driving the debate, framing the issues and obama is in a responsive forum. he is responding to romney as opposed to carrying the debate. >> i give an edge slightly to obama. i think he is doing an effective job is explaining just what he is accomplished the last 4 years. >> both republicans and democrats say that while the debate was important there is still four more weeks of campaigning before the election. we have more information on our website including a fact check of statements made last n
republican budget and other proposals to end the medicare guarantee. congress is in recess to allow house and senate members time to campaign. but minority leaders nancy pelosi said campaigning should not be a priority. >> we're here to say to the speaker and to the republican majority, let's get back to work. call us back to work. we have important work to do. >> republicans scheduled the long recess in the house. but democrats recessed the senate for the same amount of time. >>> a judge in pennsylvania today blocked the state's voter identification requirement from going into effect this november. democrats are claiming a victory saying the law would keep the elderly and minoritys from voting. now those without an i.d. will be able to vote by provisional ballot and don't have to provide documentation until six days after election day. the law could still go into full effect next year. >>> two more dead birds have tested positive for west nile virus in sonoma county. lab tests showed they were recently infect with the virus. one bird was found in the sre sinty of irwin lane -- in the vic
because the affordable health care act will mean lower medicare reinforcements and about 172 patients already receive care. >> all we can do is try to guess what the cuts will be or position ourselves to get read did for those cuts. >> reporter: the nurses planned to just do a two day strike. but because the hospital had to hire the nurses a minimum of three days, they will be here through saturday. jana katsuyama, ktvu news. >>> report breaking heat today but change is coming. the areas that could see a 20- degree temperature drop tomorrow. >> only on 2. >> good boy. >> reporter: the news today leaving these miniature horses without a place to call home. >> a push tonight to ban publish nudity. >> just show a little respect for other people. >> get over it. >> we find out where the right to bare all will not be stripped away. >>> out of control, that's how one san francisco supervisor describes public nudity in his district. heather holmes is live in the city that restricts where people can bare it all. >> reporter: scott weiner says his office has been flooded with complaints about
coming to medicare. how hospitals could now be fine fundamental they have too many -- fined if they have too many patients. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. this is a test. . >>> an event overnight will let you know why neighbors are upset. >> they could arrive in vallejo and where they plan to focus their investigation. >> we will take you to the open world. 2012. >>> this is ktvu, mornings on 2. >> this is welcome to "mornings on 2". i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. it is warm outside. a little warm already in some parts and it will get down right hot. ro
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